Where in the UK can wine be produced?

In what parts of the UK is it feasible to have a vineyard and produce wine?

Asked by Robert on 31st May 2022
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"The ideal climate for wine is mainly in the south east and west of England. Colder climates in the north are not the best for producing wine"
Answered on 31st May 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
"Wine-producing areas are mainly allocated in popular British wine regions such as Surrey, Sussex, and Kent in the southeast part of the country. The southwest part of the country combines wine regions such as Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hereford, and Worcestershire."
Answered on 31st May 2022 - Member since Nov 2015 - report
"In warmer areas like Kent, Sussex would be the better places for a vineyard"
Answered on 31st May 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
"Good morning Robert,
I have always understood the southern counties of England to be best wine producing due to a warmer climate. Devon has several successful vineyards and I believe Sussex is where Chapeldown is produced which received high acclaim when blind tasted against some of the well known French Champagne's.
I hope that helps, but it is my limited knowledge and google will undoubtedly offer a plethora of info.
Answered on 1st Jun 2022 - Member since Apr 2020 - report
"Parts in the south west are best for these such as Cornwall"
Answered on 3rd Jun 2022 - Member since Mar 2022 - report
"The wine industry is one of the fastest-growing agricultural sectors in the UK. Of the wines produced, 69% are sparkling and 31% are still. There are vineyards in England, Wales and some recent plantings in Scotland. The most densely planted region is the South East, which represents over 50% of total vineyard ..."
Answered on 30th Nov 2022 - Member since Nov 2022 - report
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